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Pocket Bullets ParisJim “Pocket Bullets” Paris

A lot has happened at the 2018 WSOP in the last few days. Another nine events have been completed but it is still far from over. In fact, there are still another 16 events to go with several of them being two, three or more day-events including, of course, the main event which has already begun and will continue until a new Champion is crowned. Here are the latest bracelet winners:

Diogo Veiga Event #54: Big Blind Antes $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Portugal’s Diogo Veiga ran away with this event stuffing his pockets with $522,715 and a brand new, shiny gold bracelet for defeating a field of 1,020 entries.

 

 

Giuseppe Pantaleo - Nikita Luther

Event #55: $1,000 Tag Team No-Limit Hold’em After a long hard-fought battle, the winning tag team was Giuseppe Pantaleo and Nikita Luther. After taking down a field of 1,032 players, Giuseppe and Nikita both grabbed two coveted gold bracelets and $177,805 to split between them.

 

Calvin Anderson

Event #56: $10,000 Razz Championship was taken away by Calvin Anderson who battled his way through a field of 119 hungry players. Anderson made his way through the crowds, smiling and showing off his second WSOP bracelet, to the cage to collect a nice fat check for $309,220.

Jessica DawleyEvent #57: $1,000/$10,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold’em Championship Took a long time, but finally, after a full three days of play, Jessica Dawley grabbed up her first gold bracelet and a very nice first-prize of $130,230.

 

Jean-Robert BellandeEvent #58: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Jean-Robert Bellande smiled broadly to take his picture after defeating a field of 621 and taking his first bracelet and a hefty total of $616,302.

 

Mike TakayamaEvent #59: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Super Turbo Bounty Mike Takayama made his way through a tough field of 2,065 players to take all the marbles home, including his first bracelet and $198,568 for his troubles.

 

Phil GalfondEvent #60: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship Phil Galfond takes his third WSOP Gold bracelet along with $567,788 first prize money to help with all the expenses of bringing a new baby home sometime in Dec 2018. Congrats Phil and Farah.

 

Ryan TosocEvent #61: $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold’em Championship Ryan “Toosick” Tosoc defeated Anthony ‘Flawlessbink’ Maio to take away his first gold bracelet and the top prize of $238,778.

 

Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold’em 8-Handed – $888,888 Guaranteed 1st Place – Still being played

Chance KornuthEvent #63: $3,200 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold’em High Roller was conquered by Chance “BingShui” Kornuth after running through 480 other players and defeating David “bewater” Goodman heads up to take home a WSOP gold bracelet and a very nice $341,598.

 

Stay tuned. We still have another 16 or so final tables to go in the 49th World Series of Poker at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

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Pocket Bullets ParisBy: Pocket Bullets Paris

If  you are one of our followers, then you know that we believe that dreams can come true, especially at the WSOP. If you’re here for the first time, it might be because you love poker, you love the WSOP,  and maybe even dreamed of getting a bracelet and fattening your bank account at the World Series of Poker. We’re with you all the way and encourage you to follow your dreams.

45th Annual WSOP BraceletIn the meantime, here is what has been going on at the 2014 WSOP for the last three days:

Pierre Milan won Event #29 $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em  taking home his first gold bracelet and a very sweet $536,768. He defeated Justin Oliver in just three hands in a quick heads-up, leaving Oliver with a not too shabby second prize purse of $332, 198.

Calvin Anderson took Event #30: $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low  for a nice pot of $190,538 by eliminating Joe Tehan.

Brett Shaffer takes home his second WSOP Bracelet by being the last man standing at Event #31 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em and increasing his bankroll by $418,435.

Joe Cada, the same Joe Cada who won the 2009 World Series, ran over a field of 263 dreamers and won Event #32: $10,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Championship. Cada took home another bracelet and a fat pot of $670,041.

Dutch Boyd came on strong to defeat  Steven Norden after just 16 hands in heads-up to win his third WSOP Bracelet in Event #33 and pocketed $288,744 for dreaming big.

Then there was Eric Buchman, who grabbed his second World Series of Poker bracelet, plus pocket change of $118, 785. He topped a field of 345 and ended the day by defeating Alex Kravchenko and winning Event #34: $1,500 Seven-Card Stud.

Brian Yoon managed to grab his second WSOP bracelet for the second consecutive year winning Event #35: $5,000 Eight-Handed No-Limit Hold’em

And lastly, Steven Wolansky managed to rake in all the poker chips to take Event #36: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball for $89,483 today.

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